Audio Technica ATH-M50x Professional Monitor Headphones
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ATH-M50x: Our Most Popular Studio, Gaming & Everyday Headphones
The M50x are one of our most acclaimed audio solutions and our best-selling headphones. Based on the ATH-M50, the M50x include an upgraded detachable cable for convenience and versatility, perfect for the studio, gaming or when you’re out on the move. Enjoy passive noise isolation through the comfortable ear cups designed to keep you in the zone and in the game, while their large aperture drivers deliver our industry-loved sound signature.
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Engineered to deliver a superior sound experience at an affordable price, the M50x have been widely acclaimed online by professionals, casual listeners and streamers. From everyday listening and commuting to gaming or studio recording, you’re in great hands with the M50x, with build quality and coveted sound engineering that’s praised by audio experts and professionals year after year.
Consistently celebrated by critics and designed utilising over half a century of Japanese audio design and technology, you’ll hear every blast, boss and battle in stunning clarity and immersive sound through the ATH-M50x. Their wide and clear sound range allows you to discern between every layer of your game’s audio design whilst enjoying crisp musical highs and low, bassy explosions. And because the ATH-M50x is powered through the audio jack alone, you can play uninterrupted, indefinitely.
If you’re looking for streaming, online and co-op communication, the optional ATGM2 Detachable Gaming Boom Microphone is the perfect accompaniment to online gameplay with exceptional pickup and clarity that can be easily detached or flicked up when not needed.
Professional Home Studio Headphones
With 55 years of Japanese audio design, Audio-Technica is loved by many of the world’s biggest artists, vocalists and musicians and the M50x headphones remain one of our most popular innovations to date. Whether you’re a music industry veteran or you’re looking to start recording at home, the ATH-M50x are an excellent choice of headphones for listening back to or monitoring your audio performance.
Either from your computer/audio receiver or plugged directly into your microphone for monitoring (as with our AT2020 or AT2020USB+ microphones), the ATH-M50x headphones deliver stunning sound design.
The Extraordinary Everyday
Rated highly for their professional-grade comfort, foldable versatility, strong construction and excellent sound design, the ATH-M50x are an exquisite choice as your audio daily drivers. Whether it’s travel, your daily commute or working and studying at home, you’ll love their all-day comfort and immersive sound design. Offering passive noise isolation through circumaural design contours, our M50x headphones provide a high-quality audio experience, helping you to boost your concentration and productivity at work and allowing you to meditatively switch off on your commute.
What do the Professionals Think?
Don’t just take our word for it. Find out why industry audio-professionals, gamers and DJs enjoy Audio-Technica ATH-M50x:
“…if you’re just in the market for a solid, fun and engaging pair of headphones with an involving soundstage, plenty of energy and powerful bass at a price you can actually afford, you can’t do any better than these” – Andrew Williams, TechRadar
“I can honestly see why these headphones are rated so highly. The style, comfort, and great sound are what makes these headphones a great buy.” – Kevin Nether, Sound Guys
- Critically acclaimed sonic performance praised by top audio engineers and pro audio reviewers
- Proprietary 45 mm large-aperture drivers with rare earth magnets and copper-clad aluminum wire voice coils
- Exceptional clarity throughout an extended frequency range, with deep, accurate bass response
- Circumaural design contours around the ears for excellent sound isolation in loud environments
- 90° swiveling earcups for easy, one-ear monitoring
- Professional-grade earpad and headband material delivers more durability and comfort
- Collapsible for space-saving portability
- Detachable cables (includes 1.2 m - 3.0 m coiled cable, 3.0 m straight cable and 1.2 m straight cable)
- Top choice for studio tracking and mixing, as well as DJ monitoring and personal listening
Type: Closed-back dynamic
Driver Diameter: 45mm
Frequency Response: 15 - 28,000 Hz
Maximum Input Power: 1,600 mW @ 1KHz
Sensitivity: 99 dB
Impedance: 38 ohms
Weight: 285g without cable/connector
Cable: 1.2m-3m coiled, 3m straight, 1.2m straight cables
Cable - Detachable: Yes
Connector: Gold-plated stereo 1/8” (3.5 mm) connector with strain relief
Voice Coil: CCAW (Copper-clad aluminum wire)
Accessories Included: Screw-on 1/4” adapter, pouch